It's rare that any bar wants you to act like children, but at The Schoolhouse it's being actively encouraged. Reliving the days of blazers, kids TV and no running in the corridors, this educationally inclined bar and restaurant is teaching you a thing or two about cocktails, brunch and craft beers.
Fun Things To Do In Battersea
More than just a leafy enclave for yummy mummies and their screaming sprogs, Battersea has made a name for itself as one of the most socially active areas of the capital. A haven for big kids as well as little ones, the area boasts everything from Lego-building singles mixers and bizarre bingo brunches to party restaurants and quirky neighbourhood bars. Don't believe us? Read our round up of the funnest things to do in Battersea.
Looking to escape the mundanity of every day with a bit of big kid-style fun? Look no further than Battersea's Putt in the Park - the 12-hole mini-golf course that comes complete with beautiful waterfalls, shady canopies and its very own pizza parlour.
It's more than just the fire performers bringing the heat at this raunchy male variety show. Held at the suitably named Infernos, Forbidden Nights is all about acrobatics, aerialists and abs for days as this team of exceptionally talented men offer up the ultimate trip to fantasyland with their jaw-dropping acts and slick dance routines.
A chilled out bar and restaurant on Lavender Hill, Room 43 offers a great line up of live jazz performances and stand up events. Perfect for a relaxed date night, or a catch up with the gang, you'll also find a selection of unique cocktails and a menu of delectable Persian-inspired plates.
Battersea's big kids playground, The Four Thieves offers so much more than a few pool tables and an old dart board. From retro arcade games and virtual reality booths, to comedy nights, quizzes and their epic Moonshine Raceway that lets you jump in the life-size driver's seat to race tiny cars.
Saturday at the Candlemaker always gets a little bonkers as resident bingo-caller and hot beverage aficionado Tina Turner Tea Lady pitches up to bring you one of the best brunch events in Battersea. Tuck into eggs Florentina and Sicilian bruschetta while Tina gets the crowd going with musical comedy and games and the chance to win big.
A charming, salt-of-the-earth spot down on Ransomes Dock, this unique restaurant puts focus on meat-heavy but healthy dishes. Alongside some rustic interiors, their menus front a stunning selection of eats, from beer-battered whelks to juicy steaks fresh off the BBQ.